Windswept

I dragged my family across a small island off the south coast of Pembrokeshire in South Wales in the rain to see a lighthouse. What a wretch I am.

Windswept

The Big Freeze

On our way back to Edinburgh from Angus, we stopped off at Kinross to see the impressive expanse of Loch Leven, frozen and covered with snow.

The Big Freeze

Inspiration vs. reason

A friend asked me over the Christmas break how I manage to retain my drive for taking photos. I gave it some thought over the past few days and thought that my answer might be useful or interesting to other photographers or artists and so here it is.

Inspiration vs. reason
Large Christmas tree, Spiez, Switzerland

Out in the cold

I pledge to take more winter landscape photos this year, after being out this evening to take some long-awaited photos of the Christmas lights in Spiez.

Out in the cold

On the rails again

After a fairly long break, I returned to my major photographic project recently, which takes me across the whole of the city of Bern on a quest to photograph all 219 of the tram and bus stops of the Bernmobil network.

On the rails again

Into another world

Last weekend, we chose to head for the Eigergletscher ("Eiger Glacier") station high above Grindelwald: to appreciate the astounding beauty of the autumnal landscapes below the station, to be enthralled by the massive cliffs of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and also to visit the polar dogs who are kenneled next to the station.

Into another world

Virginia Water

A small gallery of photos inspired by the silvery light mixed with deep shade in the forest park of Virginia Water in Surrey, England.

Virginia Water

Free photo show in Bern

After the success of my last talk at the English Speaking Club in Bern, at which I showed a couple of dozen of my people and street photographs, I am pleased to have been invited back for a second free evening by president Corinne Oegerli. This time, instead of people photographs, I intend to show a selection of photographs on…

Free photo show in Bern

Winter Sunset

A tremendously colourful winter sunset in Brienz, where I used to work, looking from the small tourist village along the lake to Interlaken.

Winter Sunset